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Handmade green cotton tablecloth with six square green serviettes

Handmade green cotton tablecloth with six square green servi...

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Mrs Kathleen Simpson
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1940
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Bark painting 'The Gadadangul Snake' by Paddy Dhatanju, Milingimbi, 1967

Bark painting 'The Gadadangul Snake' by Paddy Dhatanju, Mili...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 4
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhatanju
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1967
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The sandhill behind my house

The sandhill behind my house

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Idracowra, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michelle Murphy
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1998
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Desley Marpoondin
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Child's drawing of a crocodile, a snake and two turtles, by Lola Gunn.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala School, Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Au...
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Lola Gunn
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A pagoda Yammanfu

A pagoda Yammanfu

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

Gupupuyngu mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyuway
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1967
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Douglas Robinson
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Colleen Kawangka
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Child's drawing - The bat spearing the rainbow by Thecla age 13, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Thecla
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun State School, Aurukun, Cape York, QLD, Australia
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Delys Yunkaporta
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Ivy Lovric's identity pass from Channel 9

Ivy Lovric's identity pass from Channel 9

Ivy Lovric collection
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Identity badges
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Ivy Lovric
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1970
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Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Top hat worn by Henry Bayton Somer Gullett MC OAM

Wight-Gullett collection
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London, England
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Richard Hunt & Co Pty Ltd
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1960
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wedding of Pamela Marion Faithfull to John Hawthorne Hall in 1945

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1945
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Glass photographic magic lantern slide of a thylacine at the London Zoo

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David Seth-Smith collection
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London Zoo, London, England
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Mr David Seth-Smith
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1850
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View of the Great Wall form the train in Nankow Pass Dec 1914

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Child's drawing - This is a painting about Nemuluk

Child's drawing - This is a painting about Nemuluk

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Camilla
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Envelope for telegram

Envelope for telegram

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 2
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Envelopes
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1941
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Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Nyurigka, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyurigka
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1954
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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A Thomas
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White china mixing bowl

White china mixing bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Mixing bowls
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1910
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Child's drawing - 'How the Aborigines came to Australia' by Bernadette Morgan and John Batty, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernadette Morgan
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Brian Doolan
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Child's drawing of Albert Namatjira

Child's drawing of Albert Namatjira

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kirton Point, South Australia, Australia
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Billy Miller
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Close Roxby Downs

Close Roxby Downs

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney Anti-Uranium Collective
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1988
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Joyce Tipuamantumirri
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Noella Jimarin
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hamilton
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gregory
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dennis Jack
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Wooden carving of a dugong

Wooden carving of a dugong

Odette O'Neill collection
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Wood carvings
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Sarah Toeboff
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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